BAILEY, Garnet James (January 17, 1942 – August 24, 2019) – Passed away peacefully at Hospice Niagara, after a life well lived, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of 31 years to Gloria Leeson-Bailey. Cherished father of Margaret ‘Maggie’ Bailey-Bomberry (Lawrence ‘Toolie’) of Brantford, David Wayne Bailey of Winnipeg, and Scott Leeson (Brenda) of Niagara Falls. Loving grandfather of Evan, Sarah, and Matthew. Survived by his sisters Joan Cournoyea (the late Don) of Niagara Falls, and Linda McBurney of Welland and brother-in-law of Ray (Luann) Leeson and David Leeson. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Ila Bailey, brothers, Robert ‘Bob’ Bailey and Andrew Bailey, his in-laws Mildred and Robert Leeson, sister Debbie Bailey, his sister-in-law Melissa Leeson and his brother-in-law Bill Leeson. Garnet lived his life as a hard-working, kind, and humble man, working as an auto mechanic for most of his life. During his life, Garnet was able to share his love of reading, photography, cooking, camping, golf, and playing darts with his loving family. A sincere thank you to the amazing staff at the Hospice Niagara who showed such care and compassion during Garnet’s final days with us. We would also like to thank CCAC and ParaMed for the care they gave him at home. As per Garnet’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to share in a celebration of Garnet’s life at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 6062 Main St. Niagara Falls, on Wednesday August 28, 2019 from 7 to 9 pm. Private internment to take place at a later date at Fairview Cemetery. In memory of Garnet, donations in lieu of flowers to Hospice Niagara would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences at www.pattersonfuneralhome.com
January 17 1942 –
August 24 2019
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Garnet James Bailey..
Death notice for the town of: Welland, Province: Ontario